“Return, O LORD!
And have compassion on Your servants.”
Psalm 90:13 NKJV
There are traps all over the place.
“A prudent man foresees evil and hides himself;
The simple pass on and are punished.”
Proverbs 27:12 NKJV
This can happen to anyone when they least expect it,
and sometimes even when everything else is going wrong.
“But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord;
He is their strength in the time of trouble.”
Psalm 37:39 NKJV
“This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.”
John 3:19 NIV
Problems are just as expected as petals falling.
“Therefore let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good, as to a faithful Creator.”
1 Peter 4:19 NKJV
Sometimes it’s painful to strip the colors to reduce it to black and white.
“If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.”
1 John 1:8 NIV
“For with You is the fountain of life;
In Your light we see light.”
Psalm 36:9 NKJV
“Seek the Lord, all you meek of the earth,
Who have upheld His justice.
Seek righteousness, seek humility.
It may be that you will be hidden
In the day of the Lord’s anger.”
Zephaniah 2:3 NKJV
“And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;“
Ephesians 6:17 NKJV
The only peace I can “imagine” is not the one John Lennon sang about,
but the one Jesus Christ offers.
“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
John 14:27 NKJV
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